Scientists at Arizona State University are experimenting with different resonance frequencies to inactivate viruses by shattering the viral capsids much like the way an Opera singer can shatter a wine glass with a reverberating voice.
The scientists pulse a laser of a certain frequency and they can mechanically "break" the viral capsids. They've had a hard time finding which frequencies to use; it's a lot of trial and error, but they've found a frequency of 60 gigahertz is effective for the satellite tobacco mosaic virus.
A new way of inactivating viruses for vaccine development? Pretty cool stuff!
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